Connivance

Scripture How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers! ~Psalm 1:1, NASB Quote I would be inclined to think a Christian would be wise to avoid any meeting with people who are bullies, lascivious, cruel,…

Concupiscence

Scripture For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. ~I John 2:16 Quote Avid curiosity {lust of the eyes} masquerades as a zeal for knowledge and learning. ~Augustine {My…

The Women Of Jerusalem

Scripture The Lord says: The women of Jerusalem are proud and strut around, winking shamelessly. They wear anklets that jingle and call attention to the way they walk. ~Isaiah 3:16, CEV Quote Pride is a spiritual cancer: it eats up the very possibility of love, contentment or even common sense. ~C.S. Lewis The LORD said, “There is a day coming when I…